On February 17, 2021, eleven (11) claimants finally received their compensation for the damages incurred by a tailings leak in 2016 at the Liang Tailings Storage Facility of the Benguet Corporation-Benguet Antamok Gold Operation (BC-BAGO).
A total amount of Php 511,050.17 was released from the Mine Waste and Tailings Reserve Fund (MWTRF) and were distributed to the eligible claimants from Itogon, Benguet by the Mines and Geosciences Bureau-Cordillera Administrative Region (MGB-CAR) in a simple program held at the MGB-CAR Conference Hall.continue reading:MGB-CAR FACILITATES PAYMENT OF DAMAGE COMPENSATION
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MGB-CAR Personnel Graduate from ENR Academy
Screen shot photos from DENR CAR HRDS
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MGB-CAR Responds to Complaint Re: Ambalanga River Discoloration
Joint operation of MGB-CAR, PMRB-Benguet, and PNP on January 8, 2020 in Gumatdang, Itogon where they issued Stoppage Orders and conducted an inventory of small-scale mining processing plants in the area
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ILLEGAL TREASURE HUNTING ACTIVITIES DISCOVERED
Members of the investigation team check the shaft found within the compound.
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